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This package includes Northern route key sites in Bahir Dar, Gondar, Lalibela and Axum. Apart from these key sites in this package we also have included the Harar and Diredawa. The tour package will include the information folder, guided tour, refreshments and accommodation.

This is a professionally guided tour around the city centre including visits to the Main major sites in Addis Ababa including: Entoto Mariam Orthodox Church with museum; National Museum; Ethnological Museum at Addis Ababa University; Cathedral Church of Holy trinity; Merkato one of the biggest open air market in Africa; Addis Ababa Museum, St George Cathedral church Museum, Minilik Mausoleum. These tours shall be eye opening in terms of the normal Ethiopian town folk life style providing knowledge and information throughout the guided tour. Included in this package will be refreshments and information folders detailing the main sites and history of selected Cities. This tour will cover approximately 50 kilometers taking about half a day to complete.

It is a day trip that you visit to the nearby of Addis Ababa if you don’t have enough time to stay in Ethiopia. Sites near by Addis Ababa are Tiya ( monolithic grave marks) ,Melka Kunture ( prehistoric stone tools area) , Adadi Mariam (Rockhewn church of south), Wonchi crater lake, Menagesha Suba park (oldest park of Africa), Blue Nile gorge, Debre Libanos 13th century monastery.

This shall involve tours to the main and cultural sites in and around cities including Traditional houses and cultural dances. Tribal cultures, culturally significant urban areas and their preserved buildings, arts and more which shall reveal the Dorzie tribe en route to Arbaminch, the ‘’Konso’’, ‘’ Tsemay’’, ‘’ Benna’’ and Ari tribes -, and the Mursi tribe who still use lip plates for beauty, cultural villages as well as the traditional lifestyle. Festivals like the Surma where a single combat game called the ‘’Duelling’’ are among the major tours in this package, the Evangadi dance of the Hamer. This tour package will include an information folder, guided tour and refreshments.

Celebrations in Ethiopia are great and colorful events, mostly religious, and frequently take place over several days. Important Christian holidays include Meskal, Christmas, Timkat, Kiddus Yohannes and Easter. Timkat, which marks Christ's baptism, is the most colorful event of the year.  In September, the two-day feast of Meskal marks the finding of the True Cross.  Kiddus Yohannes, New Year's Day comes on September 11, which coincides with the end of the season of heavy rains and the beginning of spring.

Muslim holidays are based on the lunar calendar and thus fall at different times each year. The ninth month of the Muslim calendar is devoted to Ramadan, which is marked Priests at Timkat, Ethiopia. by fasting. The greatest Muslim feast of the year is 'Id Al Fatr,  which celebrates the end of Ramadan. The 'Id al Adha is the feast marking Abraham's willingness to sacrifice Isaac as commanded by God.  On these days, after praying and listening to the imam (religious leader), Muslim Ethiopians sacrifice animals and distribute part of the meat to the poor. Wearing new clothes, they visit friends and relatives as well as family graves.

With 863 bird species, out of which 32 are endemic to Ethiopia while 14 of them are shared only with Eritrea. Cognizant of this Ethiopia is a must be visited country for every bird enthusiast.

Many of the National Parks provide areas less affected by human activities where a broader range of bird species can usually be seen. Nearby sites include Entoto, Gefersa, Debre Zeit, and Menagesha forest. The highland is called the land of endemism. Of the total endemic birds, over 60 percent of the species are found in the Bale Mountains National Park. Totally 161 bird species are recorded in this park.

We offer a variety of program-specific specialty tours throughout the year. These specialty tours provide you with the opportunity to learn more about your program of interest.

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